Strategic planning (71 - 80 of 80 items)
Regulatory Management: Implementation of Selected OMB Responsibilities Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
GGD-98-120: Published: Jul 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has implemented selected responsibilities assigned to it by the 1995 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), focusing on: (1) how OIRA reviews and controls paperwork; (2) OIRA's oversight of federal information resources management (IRM) activities; and (3) how OIRA keeps Congress and congressional...
Department of Labor: Strategic Planning and Information Management Challenges Facing the Department
T-HEHS-98-88: Published: Feb 5, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1998.
GAO discussed the: (1) Department of Labor's progress in strategic planning as envisioned by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993; and (2) challenge Labor faces in ensuring the effective information management necessary for Labor to fully realize the benefits of that planning.GAO noted that: (1) Labor's decentralized management structure makes adopting the better management practices...
Agencies' Strategic Plans Under GPRA: Key Questions to Facilitate Congressional Review (Version 1)
GGD-10.1.16: Published: May 1, 1997. Publicly Released: May 1, 1997.
GAO published an initial set of key questions to facilitate congressional consultations on agencies' strategic plans under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) and to help Congress determine how those plans can be improved to better support congressional and agency decisionmaking...
DOD High-Risk Areas: Eliminating Underlying Causes Will Avoid Billions of Dollars in Waste
T-NSIAD/AIMD-97-143: Published: May 1, 1997. Publicly Released: May 1, 1997.
GAO discussed Department of Defense (DOD) programs and operations that GAO has identified as high risk because of vulnerabilities to waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement, focusing on the: (1) high-risk areas of financial management, information technology, weapon systems acquisition, contract management, infrastructure, and inventory management; (2) underlying causes of these high-risk areas; an...
High-Risk Areas: Actions Needed to Solve Pressing Management Problems
T-AIMD/GGD-97-60: Published: Mar 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1997.
GAO discussed actions needed to bring about lasting solutions to serious and long-standing federal government management problems.GAO noted that: (1) its mission is helping the Congress in its efforts to improve management of our national government; (2) one approach has entailed identifying critical management problems before they become uncontrollable crises; (3) since 1990, GAO has produced a l...
Defense IRM: Critical Risks Facing New Materiel Management Strategy
AIMD-96-109: Published: Sep 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Joint Logistics Systems Center's (JLSC) development and deployment of standard materiel management systems.GAO found that: (1) DOD development of nine integrated materiel management systems will cost more than the $5.3 billion originally estimated; (2) DOD plans to deploy each system individually at a selected si...
Framework for Implementation: Job Process Reengineering
OIMC-95-8: Published: May 1, 1995. Publicly Released: May 1, 1995.
GAO described its strategy to implement job process reforms and the roles and responsibilities of the project's key personnel. GAO noted that the objectives of the project are to: (1) implement reforms in the job management process that result in a reduction in average production time; (2) quantify the expected staff time and cost savings resulting from the process improvements; and (3) identify a...
Perceived Barriers to Effective Information Resources Management: Results of GAO Panel Discussions
IMTEC-92-67: Published: Sep 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1992.
GAO held a series of panel discussion with representative federal government and private industry experts to determine perceived barriers to effective information resources management (IRM) in the federal government.GAO found that: (1) poor IRM can lead to higher costs, schedule delays, poor system performance, unsecured, impaired and uncoordinated information systems, unreliable data, and ineffec...
Resolution Trust Corporation: Corporate Strategy Needed to Improve Information Management
IMTEC-92-38: Published: Mar 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Resolution Trust Corporation's (RTC) development of: (1) the Real Estate Owned Management System (REOMS), intended to support the management and sale of real estate assets formerly held by failed thrifts; (2) the Loans and Other Assets Inventory System (LOAIS), intended to provide RTC managers with information to manage loans and...
Coast Guard: Strategic Focus Needed to Improve Information Resources Management
IMTEC-90-32: Published: Apr 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Coast Guard's: (1) management of major automated systems; and (2) development of information resource management (IRM) policies and procedures.GAO found that: (1) the Coast Guard had difficulty getting basic information that it needed to carry out its mission, since information was not readily available or easily transferable among Coast Guard...